Word and Excel are now free for EDU.
In order to install and activate Word / Excel on your mac, please follow these instructions:
1. Go to the App store on the mac.
a. Search for "Word" - and install from App store.
b. Search for Excel...." "
a. Register your email & create a Free teacher account.
b. Might have to verify your account via email...etc.
3. Open Word, and in the bottom right, click the "Activate" button. Enter your new Microsoft account info.
Let me know if this process works for you?